Rachel Lovel

CWRU researchers dissect costs of Cuyahoga County’s Sexual Assault Kit initiative

The cost of testing rape kits: Experts say it’s saved us $38.7 million so far
The Plain DealerRachel Lovell, senior research associate at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education, discussed the financial savings of testing rape kits. She’s working with Mendel Singer, associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, and Dan Flannery, the Semi J. and Ruth W. Begun Professor and director of the Begun Center, to dissect the costs of the Cuyahoga County’s Sexual Assault Kit initiative.